Sphene var. Titanite
Miniature, 4.0 x 3.4 x 0.4 cm
Val Travetsch, Graubunden, Switzerland
This flattened and twinned, oldtime titanite crystal is lustrous and translucent to transparent, with a very pretty, yellowish green color. Titanite crystals of this quality are very rarely seen in the mineral marketplace. Accompanied by a 19th-century label. The mass is 11 grams. Some edge wear, but it still displays dramatically.